Watt Energy was founded in April of 2008 by social entrepreneur Mcebisi Michael Msizi and is based Kareedouw, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Founded in 2008, Watt Energy (Pty) Ltd has grown into one of South Africa’s leading renewable energy specialist companies. Having launched South Africa’s first community wind farm in November 2009, the company has positioned itself as a Empowerment Specialist Company focused on developing rural communities through renewable energy initiatives.
The company’s key objectives include
- community empowerment,
- quality job creation,
- poverty alleviation
and rural development
... through renewable energy.
Watt Energy founded the Eastern Cape Community Wind Energy Development Association (ECCWEDA), an NGO that educates and advocates community involvement in renewable energy projects as a means to mainstream economic participation.